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Why Self Improvement is Important

With every day, week, year a person learns something, increases experience, improves oneself. For every conscious and intelligent person self improvement is a natural process. So what does it mean and what it includes – why self improvement is important?

Different Types of Self Improvement

Moral and Intellectual Self Improvement

intellectual self improvementLet’s start from moral and intellectual self improvement. You will agree that a forty-year man acting like a 15-year old teenager is a strange picture and we can talk about some abnormalities in development. To take such person seriously is hard or even impossible.

So, self improvement is a constant and continuous development of an individual. It can go both naturally – a person is studying, changing, becomes more intelligent during his or her life, increases experience from situations that are happening with him/her, – and consciously, with a help of person – he/she reads books to get some knowledge, communicates with people to receive necessary information, constantly strives for self improvement, for perfection of some qualities and skills, esthetic and moral principles.

Intellectual and moral individual who strives for perfection will always have the edge over more inert and less ambitious people, both in routine life and career.

Physical Self Improvement

physical self improvementAs for physical improvement, everyone has his own understanding of this phrase. For men this is usually fit body, healthy way of life, absence of pernicious habits, strong muscles. For women this more frequently means slender waist, nice and healthy appearance, proper diet. In a few words, this phrase reflects the work on your body and appearance improvement by physical training, healthy diet and developing fortitude. These all steps to perfection require serious self improvement, most important of which are developing strength of will, giving up many usual harmful habits and qualities, etc.

Why Self Improvement is Important

A person with comprehensive and wide mental outlook strives for self improvement, moral, esthetic, physical, and professional, during the whole life, never stopping the work on self-cultivation.

Every person may have different stimuli for self improvement. There are people that strive for improvement because of ambitions, desire to build successful career, grow rich. Others are ambitious from nature, and only constant learning and improvement maintain their tone and make them happy.

In any way, personal development, steps to increasing intellectual level, improving skills and moral qualities will always help a person to reach success in life, earn respect from others, fulfill professional ambitions and become well off.

No matter whether you learn playing chess, solving problems, or new language – in all cases this is improvement. And you don’t know what you may need in life. So, we all have to strive for more and work on self-cultivation because success is impossible without it.

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 Author Andrew Voznyak. I’m a medical student dreaming of career in psychology so I’m just sharing my thoughts and experience on how to become a psychologist, curious situations, interesting stories from my colleagues practice, etc.. I’m keen on sports, photography, psychological movies, and blogging. Writing is my hobby, so I’m just sharing my thoughts and experience with those who are kind enough to read my articles)

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